SWYOR-803D57: Post Medieval Cloth Seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: SWYOR-803D57

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post-medieval lead alloy disc, probably one of the inner discs from a four disc cloth seal dating from AD 1550 - 1724 (Egan 1992, Datasheet 3). The disc has the remains of rectangular projecting tabs at two opposing edges, where the other discs of the seal would have attached. There is a raised rim on one face, but no visible design on either face. The possible seal is 13.9mm long, 11.8mm wide and 1.4mm thick. 0.96g. It has a well developed grey yellow patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1724

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.9 mm
Width: 11.8 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3100

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Scotton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8999
Four figure Latitude: 53.48020819
Four figure longitude: -0.66037168
1:25K map: SK8999
1:10K map: SK89NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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